Westland Wessex HAS.1


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa 89


Year 1962 to 1980




Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 89 Register XP156 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location







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XP156

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA089, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XP156, 19/11/1962
conv HAS.3, unk
w/o 27/06/1980.
HAS.1 Hampshire Flt / 902-HA, recoded /472-HA by Jan 1964, recoded /402-HA by Apr 1965, until c May 1967 to Westland for HAS.3 conv.

Westland Wessex HAS.3 826Sq/144-E by Dec 1968, 737 Sq/663-PO by Jul 1976 still Sep 1977, w/o 27 Jun 1980 with 737 Sq when crashed in the sea, off Portland Bill. Wreckage recovered to AIU Lee-on-Solent by Aug 1980. 737 NAS
1979-07-22AEGDPnoted 22jul79 at HMS Osprey RNAS Portland coded 663-PO with 737NAS 737 NAS
R.I.P:
CRADDOCK, Roger A, Lieutenant C021043W
LEWIS, Gregory J, Lieutenant, C020336P
MORRIS, Ashley J, Lieutenant, C024199J



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